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Istanbul bar owners braced for English soccer fans

(CNN)Running out of beer is simply not an option for Istanbul's bar owners with Chelsea and Liverpool facing off against each other in the first all-English UEFA Super Cup final on Wednesday.While city authorities have been implementing security and crowd control measures, bar owners have been making their own careful preparations. "We are keeping a lot of stock of beer. We are of course happy about that," Dogan Ozdemir, a 40-year-old bar owner in Beyoglu, the main nightlife district of Istanbul, told CNN Sport.He doesn't want a repeat of 2005 when in what is dubbed "the Miracle of Istanbul," Liverpool came back from a three-goal deficit to nab the Champions League title from AC Milan, winning 4-3 on penalties.Liverpool fans celebrated in ...
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